MDH: 9 newly reported COVID-19 deaths, 416 current hospitalizations
Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reported*:
- 9 new deaths from COVID-19
*MDH says all nine deaths are from May of 2022.
MDH also reported the following data regarding hospital capacity**:
- 961 ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 35 ICU, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 6,351 non-ICU, non-COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
- 381 non-ICU, COVID beds in use for adult and pediatric patients
**For this data set, MDH defines COVID beds in use as being “the number of patients who are currently positive with COVID-19 occupying a staffed inpatient bed in Minnesota. This does not include patients that were once positive but are now negative.”
Additionally, MDH said:
- 10.02 million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered
- 2.26 million third-dose and booster shots have been administered
- 3.71 million people have completed the vaccine series
- 2.45 million people up to date with vaccine doses
- 75.1% of those 5 and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine
View the complete update via the interactive infographic below or here.
Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, as of Friday, all but 10 counties in Minnesota remained at a high level of COVID-19 community transmission. Out of the five not at that level, six counties are considered at a substantial spread and four are listed as having moderate spread.
View the complete update via the interactive map below or here.